One of the many perks of turning 50 is I have now personally had the pleasure of experiencing each fashion cycle from the past 50 years. From 70’s bell bottoms and Madonna’s 80s, to 90’s brocade and velvet – the ever changing world of fashion allows us to reinvent, or not, our wardrobes with each new season. As I look at my style today, a confluence of generations of influence, coupled with a freedom that comes with no longer caring what others think of what I wear. I choose to wear what I like with confidence, regardless of trend, or what the fashion world is dictating at the moment.
I love today’s outfit share. Inspired by generations of style, it’s a look that feels totally me right now.
Knowing I wanted to wear this classic Smythe leather trimmed tweed jacket with denim, I thought it would be fun to pair it up with a long lace tank by Dolce & Gabanna for date night with Mr. Bell. Keeping with the “Material Girl “Madonna influence, my large vintage cross seemed like a natural pairing with the lace top. I love the ankle zippers on these Frame jeans (ahm, Guess Ankle Zip Jeans anyone?) as they allow my gold heel mules to really shine. No outfit in my book is complete without a little animal print. By keeping the color tone of the jacket and bag in the same family, pattern mixing is a cinch.
And a rare appearance by Mr. Bell.
It would appear we both have a thing for denim and plaid right now!
Tweed Plaid Jacket, Smythe, thrifted @ The RealReal | ‘Le Boy’ Zip Hem Jeans, Frame, Nordstrom now on big sale @ 60% 0ff! (HERE) – note I did size down a size in this style | Dolce & Gabbana Lace Top (thrifted) | Land’s End Mules, Nordstrom Rack, linked in this post (HERE) | Deux Lux Leopard Print Clutch, older style | Antique Cross Pendant (Vintage)
I do love these jeans, and they are an amazing deal right now at Nordstrom (which I did not get, LOL!) with all sizes still in stock! Reviews suggested to size down and I am really glad I did. If you are new to FRAME, check out the reviews, these are my favorite brand of jeans right now!
Need some help switching your closet over for the new season? Help is here in last weeks closet purge post, (HERE)
WhoWhatWear and A New Day have some fabulous pieces right now over at Target, including some darling tweed jackets for under $40.00! For all may Target picks and dressing room reviews from last week, click (HERE).
Nordstrom has taken deeper markdowns with some fab pieces up to 60% off! If you had your eye on something, you may want to check the price – it would be a real deal right now!
Have a fabulous week ladies…see you back Friday with more Fall Style!
Let’s Get Social!
You can find me on Instagram (HERE), Facebook (HERE)…be sure to hit that “like” button, you know you want to, so just do it, or Facebook won’t share! Twitter (HERE), Pinterest (HERE) and on Bloglovin (HERE)
Where I Link Up! Not Dressed As a Lamb| Fashion Should Be Fun| My Refined Style| Sheela Writes | Style Stories |Visible Monday|40 Plus Style | Style Me Wednesday | On the Edge | PinkSole | Posh Classy Mom Midweek Inspo Linkup | Top of the World Style Link Up Party @HighLatitudeStyle | sincerelyjennamarie
Are you or anyone you know looking to buy or sell a home? If so, please consider me a resource for your real estate needs. I can be reached by CLICKING HERE.
I invite you to follow me in My Life Outside the Closet on Facebook (HERE) where I partner up with my husband and business partner Rick Bell in the world of Silicon Valley Real Estate! And don’t forget to hit that little ‘Like’ button for our real estate updates!